Victoria Louise Hand was one of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s top high-ranking agents and was well-known within the organization. While always having a reputation for brusqueness and strictness, Hand worked alongside Agent Phil Coulson to hunt down the Clairvoyant, however she soon became suspicious that Coulson may be working against them. During the HYDRA Uprising, Hand was betrayed and killed by the HYDRA infiltrator and her former ally, Grant Ward while attempting to lock away another HYDRA agent, Jonathan Garrett, who had been discovered to be the true Clairvoyant. Thoughout the war against HYDRA, Hand was resurrected by the power of the Resurrection Stone as part of Project Miracle and helped rebuild S.H.I.E.L.D..